Naval Officers at City Hall, Portland, 1920

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Naval Officers at City Hall, Portland, 1920

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The Maine Centennial festivities at Portland in early July 1920 welcomed dignitaries and the world's navies to the city. Naval officers posed at Portland City Hall for the local newspaper.

From left to right: Commander Joss Manoel de Carvalho of the Portuguese battle cruiser San Gabriel; Rear Admiral E.W. Erbele, U.S.N. commanding Battleship Division 5, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, U.S.S. Utah, Flagship; Rear Admiral Allan F. Everett, R.N. of H.M.S. Calcutta; Captain Henry H. Hough, U.S. commanding officer of the U.S.S. Utah; Captain P.N. Olmstead U.S.N., commanding the U.S.S. Florida.

This image appeared in the June 29th edition of the Portland Evening Express.

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  • Title: Naval Officers at City Hall, Portland, 1920
  • Creation Date: 1920
  • Subject Date: 1920
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: glass negative
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.2863
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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